Myths and Facts about Food Stamp Benefits and the Elderly

Did you know that an elderly person can own a home and still collect food stamps? Or that an elderly person living alone, with resources amounting to $3000 monthly, can qualify for food stamps? These are two little known facts about food stamps and the elderly. Food stamps are not welfare! Learn about common misconceptions regarding the food stamp program.

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